HR Careers Hub

  • No matter which stage of your HR career you currently inhabit, it must always be remembered that there are many recognised qualifications that really can progress your career to the next level.
  • Finding recruitment for your first HR role is not really any different than landing a first job in any other field, with a tried and trusted set of tasks which must be completed to give yourself every chance of being successful.
  • If you are searching for your first Human Resources job, or are already working in the HR field and would like a new challenge or alternative company to work for, there are many things you can do to give yourself the best possible chance of success.

  • Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to have a multitude of certifications or qualifications to work in the Occupational Health/Health and Safety fields.
  • Writing a good cover letter is usually considered an incredibly important aspect of a job application.
  • Remember, there is much more to the recruitment selection process than the four aspects we are about to discuss, but get these four things right, and you will be increasing your chances of employment substantially.
  • The In-house Recruitment Network is making noise in the recruitment and event industry with a one-day only Manchester Conversation Conference this 9th September 2015.
  • Do you know how to take a holiday? Stephanie Sparrow offers top tips on well-managed leave which is good for your profile.
  • Karen Richardson – Head HR Thomas Eggar LLP has been developing new initiatives and focusing on talent retention recently and Kim MacNamara – HR Recruitment Director Ashley Kate HR was keen to explore what unique strategies she has put in place to achieve success in this key area
  • We interview Head of HR and Workforce Development at Hampshire County Council, Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services to find out what's involved within the role and any key initiatives they're working on.
  • Most modern companies are likely to employ Human Resources advisors, in addition to an experienced HR management and Directorship team. In these cases, HR advisors are expected to act as the first point of contact for all employee-related issues across a spectrum of departments.

  • In small to medium sized companies, HR managers tend to be responsible for all Human Resources activities within the business, of which we will expand a little in the following section.

  • An effective Human Resources department will usually employ a variety of different roles, encompassing the full scope of Human Resources activity within a company.

  • HR directors are ultimately responsible for all Human Resources activities within a business.

  • The role of HR manager is one that commands great respect and authority within any organization, and all of the hard work is necessary to attain this enviable position.

  • A HR director role is generally regarded as the pinnacle of a HR professional's career within the workplace. It is the most senior HR position within most companies, and is the next logical step you should be looking to take if you are currently in a HR management role.
  • Occupational health relates to ensuring that every business allows each and every one of their employees to undertake their daily work activities in a safe and healthy manner, both physically and mentally.
  • Former CIPD deputy and experienced HRD Susannah Clements shares her tips for standing out at the top of the HR function.
  • Curve ball questions have become part of the interview process, but many of us still dread them. Stephanie Sparrow looks at how to tackle the seemingly impossible.